In Japan, Nintendo (or rather, Old Man Ulrira himself) have started sharing various details and pictures about The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening on Nintendo Switch via the official Twitter account. That’s why we created this page: to round up all the details, pictures, and eventually videos shared by Nintendo, so that yoiu can find them all in one place.
To avoid having too many YouTube embeds on the same page, we have created the playlist below. New videos will be automatically added to it, and those of older updates below removed from the page.
The latest Twitter updates introduce Mabe Village, a small village where various islanders and quite a few animals live. Whatever you do, make sure to leave those Cuccos alone, and do not try to slash your sword at them.
In this village, you will find BowWow, which totally does not look like a Chain Chomp from the Super Mario series (must be your imagination!). It has one big mouth and some really sharp teeth. You can actually take him on a stroll; he makes for one reliable companion, and is in fact required to reach one of the dungeons in the game!
The latest Twitter updates introduce the mysterious owl who lives on Koholint Island, and seems to be pretty knowledgeable about the island and its inhabitants. By the way, if you skipped an important conversation or line of text, you can find it against in the Memories menu. No more getting stuck, not knowing where to go, because you were too quick with those A button presses!
The latest Twitter update introduces one of the early areas of the game: Toronbo Shores. There, you will find the blue sea, white sandy beaches, and… lots of monsters. Not the best of places to relax!
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A mentioned above, it’s official Old Man Ulrira himself sharing the various details and pictures about the game. Of course, he’s present in this remake of the GameBoy classic, and you can actually call him from any telephone booth across Koholint Island. Need any info about the island, including what you should be doing to progress in your quest? He’s your (old) man!
As you definitely already know if you’ve already played the game on GameBoy (or Nintendo 3DS via Virtual Console), The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening takes place on Koholint Island. It’s a mysterious island filled with nature, but with a dark secret. It’s said that anyone who ends up on it will never be able to leave. Legend has it that the island’s deity, the Wind Fish, sleeps within the giant egg on top of the mountain.
The protagonist is, quite obviously, Link. He ended up in a nasty storm while on the seas, and eventually drifted to Koholint Island. Will he be able to escape from that island that nobody has been able to leave?
Link is rescued by Marin, who finds him unconscious oin the beach. She’s an energetic young woman who loves to sing.
The Legend of Zelda: Link’s Awakening (Switch) comes out on September 20th worldwide.
Source: Nintendo (Twitter)